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SPEARS AGAINST US. By Cecil Roberts. (Hutchinson. 'is. 6d.)—The pre-War

friendship and the subsequent enmity of the Crawleys and the Edelsteins is symbolized in Ian's love for Paula, which is the first step in her undoing : and when Ian goes to remonstrate with his sister's fiancé for neglecting her, he finds that, through Paula, the Edelsteins have been revenged. A readable and easy-going story.